Global diabetic footwear market is projected to reach $ 9,904 million by the end of 2024 exhibiting a CAGR of around 8% during the forecast period. The diabetic footwears are specially designed to minimize the risk of skin breakdown caused by poor circulation, neuropathy, and foot deformities.  Moreover, these footwears offer a variety of features like non-binding uppers, stretchable uppers, orthotic support, extra depth design for pressure free fit, deep-toe-box, functional soles, and others in need to protect the diabetic feet. These designed footwears are mostly used by athletes and common people that are suffering from foot deformities caused by diabetes. This disease leads to poor control over blood sugar level and thus can damage nerves and vessels of feet. Therefore, the consumers with diabetes are more likely to have foot problems which is the key factor anticipated to influence the demand for diabetic footwear across the globe.

Growing disposable income, rising prevalence of diabetes and increase in demand for diabetic footwear are some other factors anticipated to propel the growth of global diabetic footwear market. However, the market is likely to get subdued in the next 5 years due to lack of knowledge of using diabetic footwear and lack of awareness in terms of proper feet care in diabetic patients, particularly in underdeveloped and developing countries.

The global diabetic footwear market is segmented based on product, end user, distribution channel, region and company. Based on product, the market can be segmented into slippers, sandals and shoes. Among them, the shoe footwear type dominated the market until 2018 and is estimated to maintain its position in the upcoming years as well which can be attributed to higher preference of shoes in both men and women. Office going population always prefer wearing shoes since a formal attire includes shoe which is increasing the demand for these shoes, thereby boosting the growth of this segment in the market.

The major players operating in the diabetic footwear market are Podartis Srl, DJO Global Inc., Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., Dr. Zen Products, Inc., Orthofeet Inc., Propet USA, Inc., I-Runner, Pilgrim shoes, Finn Comfort, Drew Shoe Corporation and others. Major companies are launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2014-2017

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Period: 2020–2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of global diabetic footwear market.
  • To classify and forecast global diabetic footwear market based on product, end user, distribution channel, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global diabetic footwear market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global diabetic footwear market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for global diabetic footwear market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global diabetic footwear market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of global diabetic footwear market by using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Diabetic footwear manufacturers and suppliers
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to diabetic footwear 

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global diabetic footwear market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Product:
    • Slippers
    • Sandals
    • Shoes
  •  Market, By End User:
    • Women
    • Men
  • Market, By Distribution Channel:
    • Store-based
    • Non-store based
  • Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • United States
      • Mexico
      • Canada
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
    • Asia-Pacific
      • China
      • India 
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • Australia
    • Middle East & Africa
      • South Africa
      • UAE
      • Saudi Arabia
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global diabetic footwear market.

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Company Information

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Executive Summary

4.    Voice of Customer

5.    Global Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

5.1.  Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1.     By Value

5.2.  Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1.     By Product (Slippers, Sandals and Shoes)

5.2.2.     By End User (Women and Men)

5.2.3.     By Distribution Channel (Store-based Vs. Non-store based)

5.2.4.     By Company (2018)

5.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

6.    North America Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Product

6.2.2.     By End User

6.2.3.     By Distribution Channel

6.2.4.     By Country (United States; Canada; Mexico and Rest of North America)

6.3.  North America: Country Analysis

6.3.1.     United States Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

6.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.1.1.1.             By Value

6.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.1.2.1.             By Product

6.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

6.3.2.     Canada Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

6.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.2.1.1.             By Value

6.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.2.2.1.             By Product

6.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

6.3.3.     Mexico Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

6.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.3.1.1.             By Value

6.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.3.2.1.             By Product

6.3.3.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.    Europe Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Product

7.2.2.     By End User

7.2.3.     By Distribution Channel

7.2.4.     By Country (France; Germany; UK; Italy; Spain and Rest of Europe)

7.3.  Europe: Country Analysis

7.3.1.     France Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.             By Value

7.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.             By Product

7.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.3.2.     Germany Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.             By Value

7.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.             By Product

7.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.3.3.     United Kingdom Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

7.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.3.1.1.             By Value

7.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.3.2.1.             By Product

7.3.3.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.3.4.     Italy Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

7.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.4.1.1.             By Value

7.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.4.2.1.             By Product

7.3.4.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.3.5.     Spain Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

7.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.5.1.1.             By Value

7.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.5.2.1.             By Product

7.3.5.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.    Asia-Pacific Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Product

8.2.2.     By End User

8.2.3.     By Distribution Channel

8.2.4.     By Country (China; India; Japan; South Korea; Australia; and Rest of Asia Pacific)

8.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

8.3.1.     China Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.             By Value

8.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.             By Product

8.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.2.     India Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.             By Value

8.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.             By Product

8.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.3.     Japan Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.             By Value

8.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.             By Product

8.3.3.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.4.     South Korea Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

8.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.4.1.1.             By Value

8.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.4.2.1.             By Product

8.3.4.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.5.     Australia Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

8.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.5.1.1.             By Value

8.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.5.2.1.             By Product

8.3.5.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.    Middle East and Africa Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Product

9.2.2.     By End User

9.2.3.     By Distribution Channel

9.2.4.     By Country (UAE; Saudi Arabia; South Africa and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

9.3.  MEA: Country Analysis

9.3.1.     South Africa Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

9.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.1.1.1.             By Value

9.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.1.2.1.             By Product

9.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.3.2.     Saudi Arabia Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

9.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.2.1.1.             By Value

9.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.2.2.1.             By Product

9.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.3.3.     UAE Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

9.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.3.1.1.             By Value

9.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.3.2.1.             By Product

9.3.3.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

10.  South America Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Product

10.2.2.  By End User

10.2.3.  By Distribution Channel

10.2.4.  By Country (Brazil; Argentina; Colombia; and Rest of South America)

10.3.              South America: Country Analysis

10.3.1.  Brazil Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

10.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.1.1.1.           By Value

10.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.1.2.1.           By Product

10.3.1.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

10.3.2.  Argentina Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

10.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.2.1.1.           By Value

10.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.2.2.1.           By Product

10.3.2.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

10.3.3.  Colombia Diabetic Footwear Market Outlook

10.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.3.1.1.           By Value

10.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.3.2.1.           By Product

10.3.3.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

11.  Market Dynamics

11.1.              Drivers

11.2.              Challenges

12.  Market Trends & Developments

13.  Competitive Landscape

13.1.              Company Profiles

13.1.1.  Podartis Srl

13.1.2.  DJO Global Inc.

13.1.3.  Aetrex Worldwide, Inc.

13.1.4.  Dr. Zen Products, Inc.

13.1.5.  Orthofeet Inc.

13.1.6.  Propet USA, Inc.

13.1.7.  I-Runner

13.1.8.  Pilgrim shoes

13.1.9.  Finn Comfort

13.1.10.  Drew Shoe Corporation

14.  Strategic Recommendations

15.  About Us & Disclaimer

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